Beirut's Explosion and the Aftermath Aug. 5, 2020

from WSJ What’s News·

P.M. Edition for August 5. Public anger is mounting over a warehouse explosion in Lebanon's capital that has already killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands. Lebanese authorities are investigating why thousands of tons of explosives were stored at the port in Beirut's populated city center. Our Middle East correspondent Dion Nissenbaum describes how he protected his daughter when the explosion destroyed his home, and the impact the incident will have on a country already struggling through an economic downturn and the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices



P.M. Edition for August 5. Public anger is mounting over a warehouse explosion in Lebanon's capital that has already killed more than 100 people and wounded thousands. Lebanese authorities are investigating why thousands of tons of explosives were stored at the port in Beirut's populated city center. Our Middle East correspondent Dion Nissenbaum describes how he protected his daughter when the explosion destroyed his home, and the impact the incident will have on a country already struggling through an economic downturn and the pandemic. Annmarie Fertoli hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices